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    California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90007

    February 1, 2020

    2:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    Sculptor Beulah Woodard had a lifelong interest in African culture and in 1935 was inspired to produce the sculpture Mask, on view in LA Blacksmith. Make your own small mask in soft copper. Ages 6 and up. Read more…

    Los Angeles Convention Center, 591 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

    February 1, 2020

    9:00 am To 5:00 pm

    The Black College Expo™ is an event the highlights over 50 of the 104 historically black colleges and universities, along with other higher learning institutions and educational services. It was developed 18 years ago to serve as a vital link between minorities and college admissions. Read more…

    Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807, USA

    February 6, 2020 To February 8, 2020

    6:00 pm To 10:00 pm

    Celebrate Black History Month 2020 FORGOTTEN IMAGES An exhibition of authentic cultural artifacts of African American heritage from the 1600’s. DUKE GIVENS PRESENTS (THURS. FEB. 6 @ 6PM) Dress the Way You Will Be Addressed: A look at fashion throughout the years. ​WALL OF EXCELLENCE HONORS (FRI. FEB. Read more…

    The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, 1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

    February 8, 2020

    11:00 am To 12:30 pm

    Celebrating Samba is Viver Brasil’s signature family program that takes audiences on a cultural journey to Salvador, Bahia, with electrifying Afro-Brazilian dance and music. Audiences will experience a jolt of joyful color, thrilling rhythms and communal celebration. This performance includes the royal orixa dances, riveting capoeira, samba and Bahian carnaval. Read more…

    Cinemark Baldwin Hills, 4020 Marlton Ave., Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA

    February 8, 2020

    10:30 am To 1:00 pm

    For Black History Month, the Lucas Museum is partnering with LACMA to present a screening of the 1978 classic, The Wiz. Featuring an all-Black cast, this musical/adventure/fantasy is an extravagant re-imagining of L. Frank Baum’s classic 1900 children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Read more…